## Orthonormal aberration polynomials for anamorphic optical imaging systems with circular pupils |

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 18, pp. 4087-4091 (2012)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.004087

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### Abstract

In a recent paper, we considered the classical aberrations of an anamorphic optical imaging system with a rectangular pupil, representing the terms of a power series expansion of its aberration function. These aberrations are inherently separable in the Cartesian coordinates

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**OCIS Codes**

(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing

(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems

(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry

(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication

(220.1010) Optical design and fabrication : Aberrations (global)

**ToC Category:**

Imaging Systems

**History**

Original Manuscript: April 2, 2012

Manuscript Accepted: April 16, 2012

Published: June 14, 2012

**Citation**

Virendra N. Mahajan, "Orthonormal aberration polynomials for anamorphic optical imaging systems with circular pupils," Appl. Opt. **51**, 4087-4091 (2012)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-18-4087

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